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A new report identifies natural resources that will be sensitive to a warmer climate in the North Cascades and offers management responses that will minimize adverse impacts on aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. The report, Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation in the North Cascades Region, Washington, is a product of the largest...
Mark Brunk and Tim Rinehart were on a routine patrol in Arizona’s Happy Camp Canyon when a man in a pickup roared past their Bureau of Land Management trucks, leaning out his window and angrily flipping them off. The law enforcement rangers pulled over and got out their binoculars to watch him. The man stopped as well, climbed out of his...
Oak trees can be found all over the world, but they save their full display for the United States. More than 50 species of oak grow from coast to coast, and in a few unique places like Michigan, still form the basis for a rare and valuable ecosystem known as oak savannas. For wildlife as well as people, oaks are valuable trees. They offer food and...

Guest Columns

Vince Lombardi is often given credit for stating, “Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes...
As a National Coalition Steering Committee Member for the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration (CFLR) Program, I...
Congressional incumbents and challengers are now in vigorous campaign mode for what is shaping up to be a very...
First, let’s address something I am asked quite frequently about “felling” trees. On several...
The forthcoming mid-term Election on November 4 is looking like a key opportunity to influence policies important to...

Industry News

American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski has issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announcement that LEED 2009 will remain an...
An agreement between Unifor Local 10B and Domtar sets the stage for an expanded commitment to apprenticeship training that will help to keep good jobs in Kamloops. "Unifor believes in...
Catalyst Paper Corporation (TSX: CYT) ("Catalyst" or the "Company") has announced that it has entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement (the "Agreement") with NewPage...
Submitted by Neil Ward, FRA There were indications this summer that the federal Department of Transportation would shortly release a preliminary “technical” report of its Congressionally...
The forest products industry and Unifor are pledging to work together towards a prosperous forest products industry that both creates and maintains jobs and economic prosperity while ensuring...
The forest products industry and Unifor are pledging to work together towards a prosperous forest products industry that both creates and maintains jobs and economic prosperity while ensuring...

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Forest Photos

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The South Fork of Rickreall Creek provides draining for this harvest site west of Salem Oregon. Three year old seedlings grow in the clearcut at the top of the ridge on the far side of the creek. The fresh clearcut in the foreground contains numerous snags will be used by cavity nesting birds while the debris on the ground will help enrich the soil in which the next forest will be planted.